David and Jackie Siegel had it made, judging from Robert Frank’s “The High-Beta Rich.”
It’s a simple truism, often repeated, that other developed nations achieve better health outcomes than the U.S. does despite spending less money on care.
Rising income inequality is starting to hit home for many American households as they run short of places to reach for a few extra bucks.
Tyler Cowen sits with a cranberry juice and a pile of books he no longer intends to read. He’s at Harry’s Tap Room, near the Air France ticket counter in the main terminal of Dulles International Airport, on his way to São Paulo.
Japanese model Mie Iwatsuki has inspired painter Alex Katz, photographer Robert Frank and Nouriel Roubini, aka “Dr. Doom.”
Gap Inc., the biggest U.S. apparel- focused retailer, posted fourth-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates as deep discounts drew wary shoppers during the holiday season.
As a populist war cry, “We are the 99 percent” is hard to beat. What the movement has lacked, though, is a coherent message and agenda. Until now.
Colored papers, draperies and packages are some of the unusual subjects explored by realist painter Claudio Bravo in a show spanning the years 1936 to 2011 at Manhattan’s Marlborough Gallery.
"Such expenditure cascades help explain why the median new house built in the U.S. is now about 50 percent larger than its counterpart from 30 years ago, even though the median real wage has risen little since then."
- Robert Frank on Jul 12, 2012
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